Teacher, SY 24-25, (Multiple Subjects & Locations - Bay Area, CA)

Summit Public Schools

About the organization

What if all students graduated high school with the knowledge, skills and habits they need to lead a fulfilled life? This is the question that guides our mission at Summit Public Schools.

Who We Are:
What if all students graduated high school with the knowledge, skills and habits they need to lead a fulfilled life? This is the question that guides our mission at Summit Public Schools.

Summit is a leading network of public schools that prepare a diverse student population for success in a four-year college and to be thoughtful, contributing members of society. We operate 12 schools serving over 4,500 students in the Bay Area and Washington state. 100% of Summit graduates are college ready and Summit graduates complete college at double the national average.

We need exceptional, diverse, and mission-aligned teachers to join our team to help prepare our students for a fulfilled life. Join us!

Duties

What You’ll Do:
See sample teacher schedules here. A student school day is around 8-8:30am to 3-3:30pm, depending on the specific school. Teachers day’s shall begin no earlier than 8:00 a.m. and end no later than 5:00 p.m. on any given workday.

Project Time: Teach 90-minute blocks in high school or four 55-minute blocks in middle school, per day of project time. Most teachers teach one course for the entire grade (e.g. 9th Grade Biology), and see each section twice per week.

Mentor Time: Build deep relationships and sense of community when teachers meet with their small group of mentees daily for their entire time at Summit.

Self-Directed Learning Time and Interventions: Facilitate Self Directed Learning time and daily literacy or math interventions, which don’t involve lesson planning.

Collaboration & Professional Development: Twice a week, teachers participate in all-faculty after-school meetings where community decisions are made, professional development takes place, and faculty collaborates as a grade-level team or subject-level team.

Qualifications

What You Need:
Commitment to uphold Summit’s values, and the belief that all children deserve a rigorous and equitable education that prepares them for college and for life
Teaching Credential in California or another US state
Bachelor’s Degree (a Master’s Degree in Education is preferred, but not required)
Clear health and background check
Teaching experience in your subject preferred, but not required

Who You Are:
You want to be a world-class project-based learning teacher
You thrive while collaborating and are excited to work with mission-aligned, high-performing colleagues. You find positivity in shared successes.
You’re excited to teach Summit’s common curriculum and assessment system, which was designed for teachers and by teachers in partnership with learning scientists.
You care deeply about working in intentionally heterogeneous schools and are ready to support all diverse students to reach a fulfilled life
You’re eager to engage in professional development and be developed as a practitioner in a network that is committed to continuous improvement.
You have a growth mindset and see feedback as a positive
You are passionate about serving as a mentor and advocate for a group of students that you’ll follow year to year. You’re open to having hard conversations to support students.

Salary

$61,660 - $96,238

Application instructions

Contact email: [email protected]

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